Brooks, Walter J., Jr., ARM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
ARM-0000-Aviation Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, ARM-0000, USS Franklin (CV-13)
Service Years
1938 - 1944
ARM-Aviation Radioman
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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
Aug 05, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bonin Island Raid
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars

 
 Duty Stations
(ARM) Aviation Radioman SchoolAviation Free Gunnery SchoolVB-13NAS Wildwood
NAS Oceana, VAUSS Franklin (CV-13)
  1938-1938, ARM-0000, (ARM) Aviation Radioman School
  1942-1942, ARM-0000, Aviation Free Gunnery School
  1943-1944, ARM-0000, VB-13
  1943-1944, ARM-0000, NAS Wildwood
  1943-1944, ARM-0000, NAS Oceana, VA
  1944-1944, ARM-0000, USS Franklin (CV-13)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1944 World War II
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bonin Island Raid
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima operation
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

VB-13
CURTISS SB2C-3C HELLDIVER
PILOT: LCDR CARL B. HOLMSTROM
CREWMAN: ARM1c WALTER BROOKS JR.
THEIR AIRCRAFT WAS SHOT DOWN BY ANTI-AIRCRAFT FIRE
DURING THE BATTLE OF CHICHI JIMA, 5 AUG 1944.

   
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